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04/20/2021 - Release Notes - MEGApix 2.1MP/1080p IP Cameras Firmware Update A8.2.1_20201217                                                                         DW Technical Bulletin

To:  DW® Customers

Date:  April 20, 2021

Re:  MEGApix 2.1MP/1080p IP cameras firmware update

MEGApix 2.1MP/1080p IP Cameras Firmware Update A8.2.1_20201217

Affected Model Numbers:  DWC-MV82DiVT, DWC-MB62DiVT, DWC-MD72Di28T, DWC-MV72Di28T

New Firmware Version:  A8.2.1_20201217

Current Firmware Version:  A8.2.1_20191213

Release Date:  April 20, 2021


New Firmware Notes

  • System hardening for cybersecurity:
    • Passwords must have a minimum of eight (8) characters with at least four (4) combinations of upper-case letters, lower-case letters, numbers, and special characters
    • Passwords cannot contain the User ID
    • SSH connection is removed
    • UPnP, DDNS is disabled by default in the camera settings
    • New Auto-Lock function – the system will lock for five (5) minutes after three (3) failed login attempts.  Go to Setup > Security Setup > Auto Lock Configuration to enable
    • Web connections automatically log out after ten (10) minutes of inactivity
    • The open-source library database is up-to-date
  • Added System configuration import/export function. Users now can import and export settings between cameras.  The following settings are excluded:
    • Network settings (except RTSP information)
    • User management and roles
    • PTZ settings (for PTZ IP cameras only)

Additional Resources

Installation File Download

Knowledge Base

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